"A Beast at Bay" is a short crime drama, included in our program
to illustrate the work of two of our stars: actor Robert Harron and
cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Mary Pickford meets her ideal man in Edwin August, but is quickly
disappointed when he refuses to stand up to a bully. Then after she is
kidnapped her beau springs into action to save her. Will she change her
opinion about her man?
D. W. Griffith Produced by Biograph
Company Scenario by
D. W. Griffith Starring
Mary Pickford, Alfred Paget, Edwin August, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron Cinematography Billy Bitzer Distributed by The General Film
Company, Incorporated Release date
May 27, 1912 Running time 10 min. Country
United States Language
Silent film, English intertitles
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